Skip to Content

Easy and Delicious Unagi Sauce (Eel Sauce) Recipe

Distinctly Japanese in flavor, unagi sauce (eel sauce) adds a sweet and salty dimension to a wide range of sushi and Japanese dishes. I especially enjoy it on my sushi rolls. If making home sushi rolls, unagi sauce (eel sauce) helps bring it to the next level.

While there are some decent options available in stores, I prefer to make my own. It’s quick and simple to make and I think it tastes better as well. In this article we will walk you through how to make delicious unagi sauce (eel sauce) that your whole family will love!

Read More about Easy and Delicious Unagi Sauce (Eel Sauce) Recipe

Sushi Rice: Easy Sushi Rice Recipe

All great sushi starts with the rice. No matter how good the other ingredients are in your favorite roll, if the texture of your rice is grainy or dry, the whole roll will suffer. Luckily, great sushi rice is easy to make. In this article we will walk you through how to make delicious and sticky sushi rice, step-by-step.

Available in most grocery stores, sushi rice is a short-grain rice that sticks together when cooked. This sticky texture is important when preparing sushi as good rice holds everything together. Without good and sticky rice, your sushi roll or nigiri will crumble.

Read More about Sushi Rice: Easy Sushi Rice Recipe

Ebi Sushi: What it is and How to Make it

Ebi, the Japanese word for shrimp, is a common ingredient in sushi bars and Japanese restaurants alike. Ebi sushi is a simple, yet delicious, nigiri sushi that is great for beginners to the sushi world to try because it is served cooked at most restaurants. Beginner sushi cooks will also appreciate how straight forward ebi sushi is to make yet it still gives you the fresh taste you expect from sushi.

As mentioned above, ebi is the Japanese word for shrimp. Ebi sushi consists of shrimp that is straightened with bamboo skewers, boiled or steamed, butterflied, and placed over a ball of sushi rice in the nigiri style.

However, the shrimp is sometimes served raw as well in this type of sushi. In that case, the shrimp must be fresh and handled properly to be eaten safely. I personally prefer using cooked shrimp in my ebi sushi.

Read More about Ebi Sushi: What it is and How to Make it

The 25 Best Cooked Sushi

While sushi is widely popular around the world, many people struggle with the idea of eating raw fish. If you fall into this category, fear not for we have provided a list of delicious sushi rolls that don’t have raw fish.

Sushi is a traditional Japanese dish consisting of vinegar flavored rice and fillings that usually consist of fish and/or vegetables. However, modern variations are constantly pushing the envelope on what types of fillings are included in various forms of sushi.

Read More about The 25 Best Cooked Sushi

How to Prepare Boston Roll Sushi

If you love shrimp, the Boston Roll is the roll for you. With a signature red/orange color that makes any sushi platter pop, the Boston roll is a delicious option for everyone from sushi beginners to seasoned connoisseurs. Being a roll that contains no raw fish, it is a less intimidating option for those new to sushi. Best of all, it’s simple to make!

Read More about How to Prepare Boston Roll Sushi

Sashimi vs. Sushi: What’s the Difference?

If you go to a Japanese sushi restaurant, you’ll probably find a few different items on the menu. Besides sushi, many restaurants of this kind also offer different meals such as sashimi. If you’re not experienced with Japanese cooking, you might be wondering what the difference is between the two.

With this quick guide, you’ll know how to tell the difference between sushi and sashimi at a restaurant and maybe even try your hand at making some of your own!

Read More about Sashimi vs. Sushi: What’s the Difference?